June, 2013

Is a Patent Defensive?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is a patent defensive?  On the surface, yes, it is.  It allows the patent owner to enforce (defend) the exclusivity of an invention. Strategically, however, a valuable patent is more an offensive tool than a defensive tool. It is a way to enact the classical strategy principle of the offensive defense, which means to take a position that is important to an […]